FLORENCE, ITALY — An army of enormous Transformer-like robots stood guard at the Fortezza da Basso during last week’s Pitti Immagine Uomo here, providing a metaphor for both Pitti organizers and Italian men’s wear companies ready to protect their ground.
It was hardly doomsday, but vendors and retailers during the four-day event showed restraint while expressing subdued optimism, a mood spurred by encouraging pre-fall sales but tempered by economic reality.
Hermès is launching a Laundromat pop-up shop in NYC - dubbed Hermèsmatic - where customers can bring their old scarves to be dip-dyed by an expert. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdnews (📷: @donstahl)